Daniel Morton transitioned after a short illness on May 31, 2019 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, SC.
He was born on October 17, 1933 to the late James and Emma Lou Harper Morton. Daniel accepted Christ at an early age at New Hope Missionary Baptist. As a curious teenager Daniel relocated to Washington, DC; Daniel devoted over forty years of his life as an employee with the city of Washington DC. After his retirement he moved back to McCormick, SC and attended The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church where he attended regularly until his health declined.
Daniel was the first born of nine children, and was preceded in death by two sons Daniel Morton, Jr and Andre Haynie. He leaves to cherish his memories two sons, Paris (Tori) Morton and Stephen Cooper of Cobb, Ga and eight daughters Denise Morton, JoAnn (Clarence) Winchester, Vernell (Anthony) Johnson and Patricia (George) Gay, all of Ft. Washington. Pamela Peebles of Landover, MD, Tammy Morton, Giovonna Morton, both of Manassas, VA and Angela Brooks of Washington, DC. Four brothers Edward Morton, Donald (Judy) Morton, and Alvin (Wanda Jean) Morton all of McCormick, SC and James Morton of The Promised Land Community; four sisters, Annie (Joe) Marshall, Thelma (Booker T) White, Naomi (Ulysses) Smith all of McCormick, SC and Marie (Fate) Jennings of Plum Branch, SC. A special niece/caregiver Emma Jean Bennett. In addition to a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral Services are Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:00pm at The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, conducted by Pastor Michael Butler. The body will be placed in the church at 12:00pm.